Dr.

Walter Rohn

Senior Scientist

T +43 1 51581 - 3523
Walter.Rohn(at)oeaw.ac.at

Biography


Studies of political and communication sciences at the University of Vienna (PhD in 1987),

Social Scientist at the Institute of Urban and Regional Studies at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna (since 1988),

Lecturer at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Vienna (since 2002),

Member of the Works Council of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (since 2003),

Current Research Fields: Cultural Urban Development; Arts, Migration and Urban Development; Art-Avant-garde in Vienna after WWII.

Research Areas


  • Cultural Urban Development
  • Arts, Migration and Urban Development
  • Art-Avant-garde in Vienna after WWII

Research Projects


Responsibilities at the ISR


  • Chairman of the Assembly of Employees
  • Manager of the Institute’s Library
  • Security Officer

Recent Publications

ROHN, W. (2016): A Survey of the Cultural Policies of Berlin, Paris, Vienna, and Zagreb Regarding their Urban Peripheries. In: Athens Journal of Social Sciences 4, 1: 25-47. http://www.athensjournals.gr/social/2017-4-1-2-Rohn.pdf.

ROHN, W. (2015): Wien als dezentrale Kulturstadt der Zukunft. In: Fritz, J. und N. Tomaschek (Hg.). Die Stadt der Zukunft. Aktuelle Trends und zukünftige Herausforderungen. University – Society – Industry, Vol. 4. Münster/New York: Waxmann: 253–265.

ROHN, W. (2014): Kulturelle Stadtentwicklung an der Wiener Peripherie. In: Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geographischen Gesellschaft, 156. Jahresband: 273-292.